Success on Fusion 21 Framework

On 19th February, SBS received the news that it had won a place on the Fusion21 Painting, Decorating and Associated Repairs Framework. This followed a successful tender submitted in January.

The £90 million framework is accessible to all Fusion 21 members UK-wide, and is split into four lots. SBS has been awarded places on all four lots. These include:

Lot 1: Housing
This covers all domestic building types, including sheltered accommodation.

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External Wall Insulation Scheme, Hereford

SBS is currently delivering a 2-phase external wall insulation scheme for Herefordshire Housing. The first phase, which began in November 2018, entails installing external wall insulation to 59 Non-Traditional Cornish-style bungalows in Redhill. The properties are all occupied and are of a pre-fabricated pre-reinforced concrete (PRC) panel construction.

Phase 2 will also be carried out in the Redhill area and will feature similar works to 70 bungalows. The insulation work will take place alongside re-roofing works managed by the client itself.

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Bathroom Replacements, West Yorkshire

SBS is part way through the delivery of an energy efficiency scheme in Calderdale, carried out on behalf of Places for People. The work entails replacing storage heaters and hot water cylinders in various properties in the West Yorkshire town of Elland, just south of Halifax. It also entails full bathroom replacements including the installation of new showers over baths. Related works including tiling, flooring, plumbing and electrics.

bathrooms, energy efficiency, heating systems
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South Wales Roofing & Insulation Scheme Nears Completion

In 2018, SBS began a £920,000 scheme for The Vale of Glamorgan Council, which involved re-roofing and fitting solid wall insulation to 76 occupied properties. The scheme is now nearing completion, with many local families already enjoying warmer homes and lower heating bills.

Located within 14 residential blocks in Barry, South Wales, the properties have been fitted with a BBA-certified external wall insulation system manufactured by the British manufacturer Soltherm. It comprises EPS insulation and an acrylic render.

External wall insulation, re-roofing
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Promoting Staff Training

As an Investor in People, SBS devotes considerable efforts to promoting skills development within its workforce. Currently, for example, in addition to the various apprenticeships and placements we're supporting on sites across the country, we are helping four members of head office staff to secure new qualifications.

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